Entries Tagged as '1990s Books'

She’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!

July 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kathryn Lasky and David Catrow’s award-winning book She’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head! tells the true story of the founding of the Audubon Society. I, for one, had no idea that the venerable bird organization had been founded to end the killing birds for their plumes, nor that its founders […]

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The Chicken Gave It to Me

May 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN This post is in honor of International Respect for Chickens Day (May 4). In a genre of hard-to-find vegetarian and vegan children’s books (more specifically, chapter books), Anne Fine’s The Chicken Gave it to Me is a score. Released in 1992, the novel features two classmates, Andrew and Gemma, who happen […]

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